shopping


shopping
shop|ping [ `ʃapıŋ ] noun uncount **
1. ) the activity of going to a store to buy things:
I don't like shopping very much.
a shopping list
go shopping: Have you had a chance to go shopping yet?
a ) only before noun involving shopping:
a shopping spree (=when you buy a lot of things from a lot of stores): We went on a shopping spree and spent nearly $700.
=> WINDOW-SHOPPING
2. ) BRITISH all of the things that you have bought in a store, especially food and products for cleaning the house:
Can you help me bring the shopping in?

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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